Tax Break


March 15, 2013

Some important tax and accounting dates in the week ahead:

 Sunday, March 17 – Wednesday, March 20

Tax Executives Institute mid-year conference features speakers including E. Ray Beeman, tax counsel and special adviser for tax reform to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe, and tax experts from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Internal Revenue Service. Washington.

 Monday, March 18

Former congressional tax aides address an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants briefing on the ongoing effort to reform the federal tax code and how current efforts compare to the last major overhaul in 1986. 9 a.m. ET, Willard Hotel Office Building. Washington.

 Monday, March 18 – Friday, March 22

American Bar Association Section of Taxation and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation seminar series on income, sales and property tax. The Ritz-Carlton. New Orleans.

 Tuesday, March 19

House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the federal tax provisions affecting state and local governments including the tax deductibility of state and local taxes and tax-free municipal bonds. 10 a.m. ET, room 1100 Longworth House Office Building. Washington.

 Wednesday, March 20

* Financial Accounting Standards Board meeting on revenue recognition. 8 a.m. ET. Norwalk.

* Governmental Accounting Standards Board chair Robert Attmore speaks to the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers annual conference. Columbia, South Carolina.

* Experts from the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department speak to the D.C. Bar on cross-border discovery in international tax disputes. 12 noon – 1:30 p.m. ET, D.C. Bar Conference Center. Washington.

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